Head of the Cellular Neuroimmunology Research Laboratory at DMSC
Associate Professor, Institute of Immunology and Microbiology, University of Copenhagen
The Cellular Neuroimmunology Research Laboratory led by Marina von Essen, is involved in many different studies. The overall research aim at the research laboratory is to understand the immunological processes leading to nervours tissue damage in the central nervous system of patients with multiple sclerosis and related disorders.
The work includes ex vivo and in vitro studies of primary human immune cells from blood and cerebrospinal fluid as well as primary astrocytes and endothelial cells from human brain.